Navigating the BT Switch-Off

Set the revolutionise the way we connect, communicate and collaborate, the BT switch-off marks a significant turning point in the telecommunications industry and Unity is at the forefront, proactively supporting new and existing customers in navigating what this means for them.

Farewell to Traditional Telephony

BT, an iconic part of our lives for decades, has been the fabric of connectivity across homes, businesses, and communities. As of 5th September 2023, the BT switch-off prevents new orders for PSTN’s or ISDN’s, urging customers to embrace new technologies like VOIP, SOGEA and FTTP. We bid farewell to traditional copper-based networks (think iconic red phone booths), symbolising a shift towards modern, fibre-optic solutions and cloud-based telephony.

Embracing The Future

The transition to fibre-optic networks opens the door to a transformative communication experience. Fibre-optic technology, with its ability to transmit data using light signals, promises unparalleled speed and efficiency. This aligns with the UK’s commitment to a Full Fibre future, where ultrafast broadband becomes the backbone of our digital society. The BT switch-off encourages consumers and businesses to future-proof their communication needs and unlock opportunities for new services, remote work, digital innovation, and cost reduction.

Navigating the Transition

Change can be daunting, but Unity is dedicated to assisting customers through this transition. We provide information, resources, and tailored solutions to ensure a seamless migration from copper to fibre-optic internet and VOIP Telephony Solutions. Unity stands with you, offering support and guidance as we embrace a faster, more efficient era of connectivity.


A Glimpse into Tomorrow

As we say goodbye to the traditional and embrace the modern, let’s appreciate the strides technology has made in shaping our world. The BT switch-off signifies not just the end of an era but the beginning of a new one – an era where connectivity is faster, more efficient, more inclusive, and more secure than ever before.


Understand the risks of moving to All IP services. Unity, as part of BT Wholesales Partner Plus programme, is at the forefront of the industry. Reach out to us at for information, debunking myths, and personalised guidance.

Unity continues to reach out to prospective and existing customers to help navigate the switch-off’s impact. If you have questions or concerns, let us know how we can assist you.

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